You may have heard about natural herbs as a cure for everything that humankind seeks. Tea tree oil is one of the most beneficial natural herbs, a main ingredient for many haircare and skin care products.
How does it act?
Tea tree oil has been used to treat multiple disorders like skin and hair problems due to its anti-inflammatory, soothing, anti-allergic, anti-microbial, and nourishing properties. It protects against all kinds of infections and various allergic reactions. It contains a chemical composition of terpinen-4-ol and other compounds that is strong enough to kill germs, fungi, and bacteria.
Benefits of tea tree oil for hair & skin
1. Promotes hair growth:
Tea Tree oil stimulates and increases blood flow near the hair follicles, which promotes healthy hair growth. Apply a few drops to the scalp daily, diluted in a carrier oil, and experience its hair growth and scalp healing benefits.
2. Prevents dandruff:
Tea tree oil has antiseptic properties that work to remove dandruff, lice, white flakes, and dead skin on the scalp. It also acts as a cleanser, and the conditioner helps to soothe the dry scalp and treats lice. For best results, try to apply a few drops of tea tree oil on your hair daily.
3. Moisturizes dry skin:
Tea Tree essential oil has a moisturizing effect, which helps to soothe dry skin as well as reduce itching and irritation. If you’re suffering from dandruff or a dry scalp, add a few drops to a carrier oil (such as olive or coconut) and apply it to your scalp. You can also apply the mixture to your beard to use as a beard oil or to any dry area on your face or body as a natural moisturizer.
4. Reduces inflammation:
Because of its anti-inflammatory benefits, this healing essential oil calms redness, swelling, and inflammation. It also helps to prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving the skin smooth and silky. Simply add a couple of drops of Tea Tree oil to a carrier oil or your daily moisturizer and apply it to the affected area several times a day.
5. Reduces the appearance of dark spots:
Since Tea Tree oil is rich in healing properties, it helps to quickly heal and reduce the appearance of scars that cause discoloration, dark spots, and hyperpigmentation.
6. Balances oily skin:
The antiseptic properties of Tea Tree oil contribute to its ability to combat oily skin, helping to remove surface oils without over-drying or causing irritation. Simply add a few drops to your daily moisturizer or directly to the skin to remove oils and help even skin tone.
7. Acts as a natural deodorant:
Anti-bacterial properties of tea tree oil can help to control odour related to perspiration. It can be a safe and effective deodorant alternative.